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Personal experience of the Great War

Frank M. Laird

Personal experience of the Great War

(an unfinished manuscript)

by Frank M. Laird

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Published by Eason & Son in Dublin .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Frank M. Laird.
ContributionsLaird, May G.
The Physical Object
Pagination200p. :
Number of Pages200
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17501908M

Combat and the soldier's experience in the First World War Article by: Vanda Wilcox In a war that saw new weaponry technology and great numbers of casualties, Assistant Professor Vanda Wilcox considers the common experiences of soldiers in active combat. Read more. Check Out Our The Great War Essay. The Great War is also known as the World War 1 which was mainly experienced in Europe which began in and had a continued fight up to The war was mainly as a response to many crises that were being experienced by most of the European countries which most of them would have been easier to resolve if they were approached individually.

I’m certainly not recommending every book about war ever written, or even every book I’ve read on the subject, but instead a collection of the most meaningful. I’m sure I’ll miss some great books you’ve loved, so please suggest them in the comments. Note: I have them roughly organized by chronology and era but feel free to skip around. Woman's Experiences in the Great War By: Louise Mack () An eye-witness account of the fall of Antwerp to the Germans in the opening months of World War I, Mack’s story has passages of extraordinary vividness and : Louise Mack.

"A Soldier of the Great War by Mark Helprin" by spacer5 (see profile) 08/29/ A novel of epic length and scope--A Soldier of the Great War explores the search for beauty and meaning in life during a time of war and chaotic disorder. Inside its framework tale of the elderly Alessandro 4/5(2). The horrors and tragedies of the First World War produced some of the finest literature of the century: including Memoirs of an Infantry Officer; Goodbye to All That; the poetry of Wilfred Owen and Edward Thomas; and the novels of Ford Madox Ford. Collectively detailing every campaign and action, together with the emotions and motives of the men on the ground, these 'war books' are the most Author: Ian A. Isherwood.


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: Narratives of the Great War in Africa: Personal Experiences of Two Soldiers in the East African & South West African Campaigns of the First World War (): Walker, H. B., Wienholt, Arnold: Books. Brian Douglas Tennyson’s The Canadian Experience of the Great War: A Guide to Memoirs is the first attempt to identify all of the published accounts of First World War experiences by Canadian by: 1.

This is a watershed study by Dr. Levenback on Virginia Woolf's personal experience of World War I, and her transformation through her writing of the deep and lasting effects of The Great War on herself, the non-combatants of Britain, and the rest of the 20th by: Personal Experiences of the Great War (An Unfinished Manuscript) by FrankLate Royal Dublin Fusiliers was published posthumously by his family shortly after his death in Laird opens this first-hand experience of the Great War with the following paragraph ‘In JulyI was peaceably camping with some friends on Howth Summit.

Personal Accounts. The centenary commemoration of the Great War of has created a focus for many official archives to bring WW1 collections of letters, diaries and autobiographical accounts together, to make them more easily available to.

I borrowed the book from the library to do some background research on World War 1 but ended up learning much more about the war than I expected. Its use of personal letters and diaries means that the reader is exposed to individual experiences which together add up to much more than any generic descriptions/5(4).

Experience of the Great War of Archives and recommended books for personal accounts, diaries and autobiographies by people whose lives were affected by the war. Autobiographical Accounts.

Photography. Articles, websites and archives of First World War photographs to visit or look at online. The Great War is a perfect addition to the libraries of military buffs, especially those obsessed with the cataclysmic effects of 'the war to end all wars.'" -- ForeWord "Hart cuts to the chase and goes straight to the major events and fronts that mattered This is the only single volume Great War history you need."Cited by: 3.

“The first great book on war in all its aspects, and still one of the best.” On War () by Carl von Clausewitz “On War represents the most ambitious effort ever made by a theorist of human conflict to systematize war and understand it for what it is.” “Absolutely essential for understanding the human phenomenon of war.”.

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Previously unknown stories and personal experiences of this war are also being discovered by people encouraged by the.

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